Only division [ladder]

Round 1

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
9 March 2016 6:30 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2016DC001 Guilford Young College 1 The Friends' School 1 Advised subject: Education: students' rights
9 March 2016 6:30 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2016DC008 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Elizabeth College 2 That schools should be able to test their students for drugs
9 March 2016 8:00 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2016DC002 The Friends' School 2 Hobart College 1 That schools should be able to monitor students' browsing
9 March 2016 8:00 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2016DC003 The Hutchins School 1 Hobart College 3 That schools should be able to monitor students' browsing
9 March 2016 8:00 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2016DC004 Elizabeth College 3 The Hutchins School 2 That religious schools should be able to exclude students who don't share their values
9 March 2016 8:00 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2016DC005 Hobart College 2 The Friends' School 3 That religious schools should be able to exclude students who don't share their values
9 March 2016 8:00 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2016DC006 Elizabeth College 1 Fahan School 1 That religious schools should be able to exclude students who don't share their values
9 March 2016 8:00 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2016DC007 The Friends' School 4 St Michael's Collegiate 2 That schools should be able to monitor students' browsing

Round 2

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
23 March 2016 6:30 PM The Hutchins School S2016DC009 The Friends' School 1 St Michael's Collegiate 1 That men should stay out of the feminist movement
23 March 2016 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2016DC010 Hobart College 1 Guilford Young College 1 That men should stay out of the feminist movement
23 March 2016 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2016DC011 Hobart College 3 The Friends' School 2 That feminists should publicly denounce female celebrities who return to abusive partners
23 March 2016 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2016DC012 The Hutchins School 2 The Hutchins School 1 That feminists in Western nations should focus on campaigning for women’s rights in the developing world
23 March 2016 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2016DC013 The Friends' School 3 Elizabeth College 3 That feminists should publicly denounce female celebrities who return to abusive partners
23 March 2016 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2016DC014 Fahan School 1 Hobart College 2 That feminists should publicly denounce female celebrities who return to abusive partners
23 March 2016 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2016DC015 St Michael's Collegiate 2 Elizabeth College 1 That feminists in Western nations should focus on campaigning for women’s rights in the developing world
23 March 2016 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2016DC016 Elizabeth College 2 The Friends' School 4 That men should stay out of the feminist movement

Round 3

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
6 April 2016 6:30 PM Hobart College S2016DC017 The Friends' School 4 The Friends' School 1 That the Australian government should not attempt to secure pardons for Australian citizens who have been sentenced to death overseas
6 April 2016 8:00 PM Hobart College S2016DC018 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Hobart College 1 That the Australian government should not attempt to secure pardons for Australian citizens who have been sentenced to death overseas
6 April 2016 8:00 PM Hobart College S2016DC019 Guilford Young College 1 Hobart College 3 That the Australian government should not comment on human right abuses in other countries
6 April 2016 8:00 PM Hobart College S2016DC020 The Friends' School 2 The Hutchins School 2 That the Australian government should not comment on human right abuses in other countries
6 April 2016 8:00 PM Hobart College S2016DC021 The Hutchins School 1 The Friends' School 3 That we should send Australian troops to fight ISIS
6 April 2016 8:00 PM Hobart College S2016DC022 Elizabeth College 3 Fahan School 1 Advised subject: Australian culture and identity: Australian foreign affairs and diplomacy
6 April 2016 8:00 PM Hobart College S2016DC023 Hobart College 2 St Michael's Collegiate 2 That we should send Australian troops to fight ISIS
6 April 2016 8:00 PM Hobart College S2016DC024 Elizabeth College 1 Elizabeth College 2 That the Australian government should not comment on human right abuses in other countries

Round 4

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
4 May 2016 6:30 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DC025 The Friends' School 1 Elizabeth College 1 That judicial activism is bad for democracy
4 May 2016 8:00 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DC026 Hobart College 1 The Friends' School 4 That judicial activism is bad for democracy
4 May 2016 8:00 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DC027 Hobart College 3 St Michael's Collegiate 1 That judicial activism is bad for democracy
4 May 2016 8:00 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DC028 The Hutchins School 2 Guilford Young College 1 That judicial activism is bad for democracy
4 May 2016 8:00 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DC029 The Friends' School 3 The Friends' School 2 That judicial activism is bad for democracy
4 May 2016 8:00 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DC030 Fahan School 1 The Hutchins School 1 That judicial activism is bad for democracy
4 May 2016 8:00 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DC031 St Michael's Collegiate 2 Elizabeth College 3 That judicial activism is bad for democracy
4 May 2016 8:00 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DC032 Elizabeth College 2 Hobart College 2 That judicial activism is bad for democracy

Round 5

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
18 May 2016 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2016DC035 The Friends' School 4 Hobart College 3 That developing countries should be exempt from global responses to climate change
18 May 2016 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2016DC036 St Michael's Collegiate 1 The Hutchins School 2 That we should not trade with countries responsible for environmental degradation
18 May 2016 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2016DC037 Guilford Young College 1 The Friends' School 3 That developing countries should be exempt from global responses to climate change
18 May 2016 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2016DC038 The Friends' School 2 Fahan School 1 That developing countries should be exempt from global responses to climate change
18 May 2016 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2016DC039 The Hutchins School 1 St Michael's Collegiate 2 Advised subject: Environmental issues: global environmental issues
18 May 2016 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2016DC040 Elizabeth College 3 Elizabeth College 2 That developing countries should be exempt from global responses to climate change
25 May 2016 7:20 PM New Town High School S2016DC033 Hobart College 2 The Friends' School 1 That we should tie foreign aid to emissions reduction
25 May 2016 7:20 PM New Town High School S2016DC034 Elizabeth College 1 Hobart College 1 That we should tie foreign aid to emissions reduction

Round 6

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
1 June 2016 6:30 PM Elizabeth College S2016DC047 St Michael's Collegiate 2 The Friends' School 2 Advised subject: Politics: parties and party platforms
1 June 2016 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2016DC041 The Friends' School 1 Elizabeth College 3 That political parties should allow their elected members a conscience vote on every issue
1 June 2016 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2016DC042 Hobart College 1 Hobart College 2 That the leaders of political parties should be democratically elected
1 June 2016 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2016DC043 Hobart College 3 Elizabeth College 1 Advised subject: Politics: parties and party platforms
1 June 2016 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2016DC044 The Hutchins School 2 The Friends' School 4 Advised subject: Politics: parties and party platforms
1 June 2016 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2016DC045 The Friends' School 3 St Michael's Collegiate 1 That the Australian Greens do progressive politics more harm than good
1 June 2016 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2016DC046 Fahan School 1 Guilford Young College 1 That the leaders of political parties should be democratically elected
1 June 2016 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2016DC048 Elizabeth College 2 The Hutchins School 1 That the leaders of political parties should be democratically elected

Finals division

Semi finals

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
20 July 2016 6:30 PM Elizabeth College S2016DCSF1 Elizabeth College 1 The Friends' School 1 That we should privatise the ABC
20 July 2016 6:30 PM Elizabeth College S2016DCSF2 Elizabeth College 2 The Hutchins School 1 That we should privatise the ABC

Grand final

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
21 September 2016 6:30 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2016DCGF1 The Friends' School 1 Elizabeth College 2 That public healthcare should not be available to high income earners